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Course Description

This course examines the major causes of morbidity and mortality facing state and community populations. Intervention with communities through prevention and health education/counseling are explored.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon course completion, students are expected to be able to:

  1. Identify and examine the etiologies of the major medical/socioeconomic health problems associated with adult health in the U.S.
  2. Apply a systematic evidence-based approach to plan, deliver, and evaluate quality care.
  3. Discover, through community assessment, the characteristics of a local community.
  4. Plan for patient education with diverse populations to promote health, prevent disease, and reduce risk.
  5. Analyze the effectiveness of patient education teaching plan designed for a specific family or population group.

Define your role in the future of nursing today. Call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor or request free information and learn how the online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) completion program at Saint Mary’s can help you meet your career goals.